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article News story: Can a strong local community improve your health?
11 October 2012

Dr Vicky Cattell examines the link between local community life and wellbeing

article News story: Better treatment for tendon injuries
3 August 2012

Using electric shockwaves for effective treatment of severe tendon injuries   

article News story: Nanotechnology opens up new ways to harvest energy
27 July 2012

Developing new materials to transform waste heat into useful electrical energy

article News story: The power of sound to generate electricity
24 July 2012

Creating ‘nano-generators’ that transform sound into power

article News story: Bayesian network modelling supports surgeons working with trauma
4 July 2012

Computer scientists improve decision-making in the treatment of trauma 

article News story: Allowing databases to grow and evolve without compromising performance
4 July 2012

Dr Mark Walters worked with IBM to improve the performance of large databases

article News story: Searching for cures for dementia
18 May 2012

Dr Bronwyn Parry is fascinated by what motivates people to donate their brains for much-needed research into dementia

article News story: Cementing the future
19 April 2012

Niall Kent is investigating the use of bioactive glasses in medical bone-substitute cements

article News story: A new script for prisons
16 April 2012

Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey explores how theatre makers stage critical questions about the prison system

article News story: Carrot or stick: using incentives in healthcare
13 March 2012

Professor Richard Ashcroft explores the pros and cons of using incentives to encourage good health

article News story: Emotional literacy: whose business is it?
13 March 2012

Dr Thomas Dixon looks at the part emotion plays in UK education

article News story: What does it mean to be English?
13 March 2012

Professor Michael Kenny is examining the political and policy implications of a resurgence of English national identity

News

article News story: First immunotherapy success for triple-negative breast cancer
20 October 2018

There is new hope for people with an aggressive type of breast cancer, as an immunotherapy trial shows for the first time that lives can be extended in people with triple-negative breast cancer.

article News story: Violence against women: Nobel Peace Prize is a start – but legal backing is long overdue
19 October 2018

Daniela Nadj, Lecturer in Public Law at Queen Mary University of London has written an opinion piece for The Conversation about decision to award the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to two campaigners against sexual violence towards women in conflict. She argues that it's a good start but more needs to be done.

article News story: Turing Institute announces 46 new Fellows from Queen Mary
19 October 2018

The Alan Turing Institute has welcomed 46 new Turing Fellows from Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary Principal awarded prestigious Honorary Professorship in China
17 October 2018

Professor Colin Bailey, President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded an Honorary Professorship by Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) in China. 

article News story: School students identify sounds caused by solar storm
17 October 2018

School students have successfully identified sounds caused by a solar storm in the Earth’s magnetic shield, as part of a Queen Mary University of London research project.

article News story: Queen Mary academic awarded prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize
17 October 2018

The annual prize is awarded by the Leverhulme Trust to recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers.

article News story: Anthology film made from the sounds of space now free to watch online
17 October 2018

Alien may have told you “In space no one can hear you scream”, but it was wrong!

article News story: Academics call for a new discourse on migration
15 October 2018

Queen Mary University of London is leading a research group in support of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all migrants.

article News story: New immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced pancreatic cancer
11 October 2018

A new approach to treating pancreatic cancer using 'educated killer cells' has shown promise, according to early research by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Trauma surgeon named as one of London’s most influential people
11 October 2018

Professor Karim Brohi, Head of Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, has been named in the Evening Standard's Progress 1000 list, recognising the most influential people in the capital.

article News story: Queen Mary contributes to judicial reform in Ukraine
11 October 2018

Legal specialists at Queen Mary University of London will lead on the establishment of Ukraine’s High Court on Intellectual Property (IP), which forms part of a radical transformation of the country’s legal system. 

article News story: Reduce traffic noise to prevent heart disease
9 October 2018

Noise pollution from road, rail and aircraft traffic needs to be reduced to help prevent heart disease, sleep disturbance and public annoyance, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report led by Queen Mary University of London academics.

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